Contact the SD Healthcare team



Andrew Lawson


Job role: Chairman and Non-Executive Director

Andrew is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, having qualified with Arthur Andersen in London in the 1970s. From 1981 to 1987, he worked for a large UK quoted company with extensive overseas operations, ending up as CEO of the Group’s US operations where he interfaced with the nuclear power and the petro-chemical industries. Since 1988, Andrew has utilised his specialist skills to provide strategic and business development advice, specifically to the medium to larger SME, and has operated in the UK, the US and Australia. His is a specialist in product distribution, manufacturing, and all facets of international markets. Over the last 25 years, he has sat on numerous boards, in both executive and non-executive roles, in the UK, the US, Ireland, and Australia.

Steve Bourne


Job role: Group Business Development Director

Steve Bourne is Sales and Business Development Director and a shareholder of SD Healthcare. Steve’s early career started in the Royal Army Medical Corps (its role is to maintain the health of service members and women wherever British Soldiers are deployed). After leaving the Army, Steve worked for Leica microscopes and Pharmacia in the ophthalmic pharmaceutical division before moving to Surgical Designs (now SD Healthcare). Steve has been with SD Healthcare since its inception in 1994 and has played a pivotal role in its success: growing SD Healthcare to its current position as the UK’s largest independent distributor of globally sourced product for use in Ophthalmology. Steve manages a team of product development specialists and territory managers covering the UK and Ireland. This knowledgeable team is renowned for delivering outstanding customer service and products to the NHS and the private sector. Steve introduced all-purpose surgical chairs (improving patient handling) to the UK market along with many other products still sold today. He developed a mobile refractive service for refractive surgeons, clinics and private hospitals in the UK and Ireland. Steve continually reviews and develops the company’s product portfolio supporting SD Healthcare’s aim to drive innovation - introducing the latest globally sourced products (where there are clear benefits to the patient and practitioner) to UK Ophthalmology.

Maggie Lawson


Job role: Group Finance Director and General Manager Surgitrac

Maggie Lawson is the Group Finance Director for SD Healthcare and General Manager of Surgitrac Instruments. Maggie is a shareholder of SD Healthcare. Maggie, an Honours graduate in Geography and Statistics.  After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, she worked with both Arthur Andersen and PwC in their audit and consultancy divisions. She held several CFO roles in both the UK and the US before setting up in partnership in a financial and management consulting company, where she specialised in meaningful operational financial reporting and due diligence, together with assisting in business strategy development, principally within the SME market. Both in her consulting role and subsequently, she has worked closely with SD Healthcare (and its predecessor Surgical Designs) for over 16 years. She was appointed Group Finance Director in 2008 and was additionally appointed General Manager of Surgitrac in Hong Kong/China in 2014 following its acquisition. She is a shareholder of the SDH group. She has overall responsibility for all financial, and systems matters throughout the Group, and in China she has day-to -day management of the total operations, including manufacturing, inventory, logistics and customer service.


Max Rogers

Phone: 07799 716396

Max Rogers

Job role: National Accounts and Sales Manager


Andrew Armstrong

Phone: 07493 867790

Job role: Territory Sales Midlands

Paul McCabe

Phone: 07876 546886

Job role: Territory Sales – North West England


James Brownbill

Phone: 07785 254572

Job role: Service Engineer

Head Office

Lynn Ogden

Phone: 0161 776 7626

Job role: Senior Admiinistrator and Bid Co-Ordinator

Amy Jones

Phone: 0161 7767626

Job role: Customer Service and Administrator


Danielle Hodges

Phone: 0161 7767626

Job role: Accounts Assistant

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